Staff Research Engineer, Office of the CTO (158104)

Location: San Jose, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Staff Research Engineer, Office of the CTO


The Role:

You will be a member of the CTO Office in the Adaptive & Embedded Computing Group (AECG) of AMD.  The CTO Office is concerned with innovation, differentiation, and the de-risking of technology.  You will be part of the Distributed Computing research group, which has technical focuses that span both communication and computation aspects across data center, high-end computing and edge computing.  As a researcher, you will be involved in seeding new market opportunities, and winning the mindshare of industrial and academic communities.


The Person:

We are searching for a person who is an active researcher with an established international reputation, who will make technical contributions to projects that deliver value for AMD.  These contributions will span hardware, software, and applications, using a variety of languages, methodologies, and tools.  A flexible approach to research topics is important, since AMD adopts a very agile approach to rapidly changing opportunities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Build new hardware and software systems and applications to open up new markets for AMD
  • Participate in relevant industry forums and research conferences
  • Help to build a collaborative ecosystem across the world, including startups, research institutes, and university groups


Preferred Experience:

Doctoral and/or post-doctoral research in one or more of the following areas:

  • blockchain
  • computer architecture
  • computer networking
  • computer security
  • cryptography
  • FPGA applications and tools
  • hardware design


Academic credentials:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering



San Jose, California




Requisition Number: 158104 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design
Hiring Manager: S Mohan

Benefits offered are described here.


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